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  • a sudden drop from an upright position
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice
  • an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
  • do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
  • suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
  • put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
    • Wash in warm water and tumble dry
  • fall suddenly and sharply
    • Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency
  • understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on
  • throw together in a confused mass
    • They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern
  • fall apart
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down
  • fly around
    • The clothes tumbled in the dryer
    • rising smoke whirled in the air
  • roll over and over, back and forth
  • cause to topple or tumble by pushing
  • fall down, as if collapsing
    • The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it
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